How West, Central and South Asia Are Interconnecting
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How West, Central and South Asia Are Interconnecting

It’s one of those quintessential journeys that make people dream: Istanbul-Tehran-Islamabad by train. Let’s call it ITI. Soon, in early 2021, ITI will become a reality. But, initially, just as a freight train. The deal was recently sealed at the 10th meeting of the transport and communication ministers of ECO (Economic Cooperation Organization) in Istanbul….

Syria’s International Conference on Refugees Is a Masterclass in Balancing
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Syria’s International Conference on Refugees Is a Masterclass in Balancing

The kinetic phase of the Hybrid War of Terror on Syria has mostly drawn to a close, as evidenced by the milestone event of the country hosting an international conference on the return of refugees, which resulted in several significant outcomes that speak to the masterful execution of its “balancing” strategy and raise hope that…

Pakistan Made a Compelling Case That India Is a State Sponsor of Terrorism
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Pakistan Made a Compelling Case That India Is a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Pakistan released a detailed dossier during a press conference on Saturday strongly making the case that India is a state sponsor of terrorism whose intelligence services have weaponized this phenomenon as part of the proxy war that they’re fighting with respect to the UNSC-recognized international Kashmir dispute and against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), with…

Russia Can Benefit from Azerbaijan’s Strengthened Relations with Iran & Pakistan
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Russia Can Benefit from Azerbaijan’s Strengthened Relations with Iran & Pakistan

Azerbaijan’s recently strengthened relations with Iran and Pakistan following their governments’ full support of Baku’s territorial integrity in line with four UNSC Resolutions on the matter could greatly benefit Russian interests if Moscow takes this opportunity to breathe fresh life into its stalled North-South Transport Corridor and connect it to W-CPEC+. Reviving The NSTC The…

It Was Inevitable That India Would Seek to Actively ‘Contain’ China
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It Was Inevitable That India Would Seek to Actively ‘Contain’ China

There’s no longer any doubt that India seeks to actively “contain” China after the latest incident between Asia’s two most populous countries over the weekend along the Line of Actual Control, though the resultant trajectory of tensions between them wasn’t an unfortunate turn of events like many have portrayed it as, but an inevitability for…